(9/44-4/45) Radio: Voice of "The Shadow".
1 Interview |
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
I didn't give the business up, it gave me up. I had a nice career and I felt that I should move along, so I went into something else which I enjoyed very much. In the '60s I went into the trucking business with my brother and we built that sucker up to quite an important arena in Los Angeles. I'd always go back and do a TV show if anybody hollered, but then I lost my agent and I just became ...
Replaced Bret Morrison
as the voice of "The Shadow" on the popular radio series in 1944. He left after a year when his Broadway career kicked up. He was, in turn, replaced briefly by Stephen Courtleigh
before Morrison, who most consider the definitive voice of "The Shadow," returned in late 1945.